J. Langtry-Lynas

Life
1879-1956; b. Greenock, Scotland; came to Belfast in 1882; worked as house-painting and sign-writer, and other employments; made a trip through Europe, 1904; briefly attended Belfast School of Art; Psychological Satyr or The Hounds of Hell (1928); Why (1935); exhibition of sculpture, paintings, and drawings at Magee Gallery, Belfast, 1935; his painting ‘Creation of Man’ is in Armagh Co. Museum; there is a sef-portrait in Ulster Museum. DUB

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Works
Psychological Satyr; or, The Hounds of Hell
(London: Simpkins, Marshall & Co. 1928), ill. [ltd. edn. 200 signed copies]; Why, with short biography by William Moore (Belfast: W. & G. Baird 1935), port.

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References
British Library holds Psychological Satyr or The Hounds of Hell (Simpkins, Marshall & Co. 1928) [ltd. edn. 200 signed copies], drawings; Why (Belfast: W & G Baird 1935).

Library of Herbert Bell (Belfast) holds J. Langtry-Lynas, Why (Belfast 1933) [qry], with biog. by Wm Moore [ltd edition 1000 copies].

Hyland Books (Oct. 1995) lists Psychological Satyr [... &c.], 1st edn. Belfast 1928; large 4o.

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